Resources & Publications2020-10-27T10:42:25-04:00
1809, 2023

The Vital Role of Libraries in the Workforce Development Landscape

September 18, 2023|Tags: , |

Public libraries are valuable spaces to engage in job search and career support. They offer a range of employment services as well as flexible hours; computer and internet access; workshops; and helpful, friendly staff assistance. A new program offered by [...]

2408, 2023

Economic Impacts of Maritime Shipping in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Region

August 24, 2023|Tags: , , |

Marine shipping on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence waterway is a significant economic engine. It creates jobs, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and drives the success of many industries — from manufacturing and construction to agriculture and food. This analysis estimates the [...]

2107, 2023

Niagara Priority Profiles

July 21, 2023|Tags: |

Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services provides information about specific populations in Niagara. Population profiles show how people’s health is affected by where they live, grow, work and play. Individuals planning projects are encouraged to think about how to [...]

2606, 2023

Reframing Aging – Empowering Older Adults: CIHR Institute of Aging Strategic Plan 2023-2028

June 26, 2023|

Older adults represent the fastest-growing demographic in Canada. This plan places healthy aging, risk reduction and mitigation at the forefront, while remaining focused on reducing the impact of complex health challenges. Its aim is to drive toward health equity and [...]

3005, 2023

An Examination of Gender Differences in Social and Democratic Values in Canada

May 30, 2023|Tags: , |

This Statistics Canada study used data from the 2020 General Social Survey – Social Identity, to look at personal agreement with the values of human rights, respect for law, gender equality, linguistic duality, ethnic and cultural diversity, and respect for [...]

3005, 2023

OUT in Niagara – Collectively Advancing 2SLGBTQ+ Equality in Niagara+

May 30, 2023|Tags: |

This report summarizes the responses of 480 people in Niagara who participated in the 2021 OUTnIagara Community Strengths and Needs Assessment engagement process. The report comprises community members’ stories and experiences. A total of 480 people informed the needs assessment. [...]

3005, 2023

Niagara Poverty Reduction Strategy – Interim Report on Community Engagement

May 30, 2023|Tags: , |

From September to December, 2022, Niagara Region staff engaged with community groups and individuals, to gather diverse perspectives and experiences to inform Niagara’s first poverty reduction strategy. Participants were asked to envision an ideal future state, speak to challenges, identify [...]

505, 2023

Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into your work in Niagara: Event Recording

May 5, 2023|Tags: , , |

This is an event recording of the May 02, 2023 webinar presented by Niagara Connects, to examine ways in which people at Niagara College and Brock University are embedding the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their work in Niagara. [...]

1904, 2023

Childcare Workforce in Crisis: Our Economy Won’t Work Without ELCC workers

April 19, 2023|Tags: , |

A 2-page Topic Brief highlighting current issues within our ELCC workforce as well as the links between early learning and childcare (ELCC) and our economy. Published By: Workforce Collective Published Date: March 2023 Click here to view: Childcare Workforce in [...]